Even in the Jewish state, ultra-Orthodox Jews look first to their own, and not to secular authorities, for security
The 42-year-old son of the city’s former D.A. emerges as a tailor-made fit for the polyglot metropolis
Responding to pressure from the progressive ‘Open Hillel’ movement will engage those who want to hear a multiplicity of views
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
How the Coen brothers and Terry Zwigoff helped create a holiday classic that angers gentiles
The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?
I found a memento from my bar mitzvah in my parents’ house. Was it finally time to let go of the past, or was it worth keeping?
I tried to get pregnant for months. But when my fertility treatments worked too well, I faced an unexpected moral quandary.
Overseas, I sought out ways to connect to the community, but when I came home, my old sense of alienation would quickly return
When Amir Khan and Zab Judah enter the boxing ring Saturday night, Harold Lederman will be judging the bout for HBO Sports. With his distinctive Bronx honk, he’s the sport’s most essential analyst.
As much as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may wish to present himself as an ethnically neutral pragmatist, his Jewishness inevitably plays a role in people’s opinion of him
And a collegiate mock checkpoint
Plus Palestinian studies at Columbia, and more
I took it; it’s great
‘Survivors’ depicts the Holocaust today
Does the movement have a future over there?
By hiring pro-Ahmadinejad professors, says ‘NY Post’
Arab Israeli ‘Jerusalem Post’ writer blames Palestinian leadership, too
How two of Israel’s leading diplomats emerged from a 1970s Jewish commune at Columbia University
Franken’s past, a controversial prof, and more in the news
With Lionel Trilling and Robert Giroux cheerleading, Sam Astrachan had a stellar future. Then the glimmer faded.
The groups have resumed talking in Geneva though
Plus Sweden county seeks circumcision ban, and more in the news
The original ‘bad Jewish boy’ has died at 77
Israeli take on ‘This American Life’ launches Indiegogo funding campaign
Understanding France and Israel by their McDonald’s franchises
Jewish oil tycoon turned noble dissident has been imprisoned for 10 years
Ramat Gan Zoo staff had always just thought one was a small male
Becomes second university to do so after ASA’s Israel boycott
Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history
An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.